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Re: FW: a poem

Nice Melody.  May I share one of my favorites?  It's a freaky little cat

I like catnip mice
It's why I chew their heads off
They're good for breakfast


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Melody" <mhobertm@excite.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Tuesday, August 26, 2003 5:48 PM
Subject: [CHAT] FW: a poem

> Dear friends: Am finally caught up with the e-mail that accumulated
> while I was gone. In light of some of the recent topics of conversation,
> here is something from me to all of you. Hope you enjoy it!!
> Moles and Voles
> and Gnomes and Such
> Walking in my garden
>                  is a peculiar excursion
>           of trying to avoid the moleholes
> and the voleholes,
>      the gnome traps and the fairy webs
>                            dusted with the pollen
>                       of my  flowers
> where it has fallen off
>             the growing things
>         when carelessly brushed
>              by the beating wings
>      of pixies chasing one another,
>  laughing wildly.
>            One can hear the distant echoes
>                             of their tinkling chatter
>                                                trapped within the
>                                                     tubular bells of the
>                                        and trumpetvines,
>                          collected late at night
>            by the gnome children
> who sprinkle them on their food
>      like nonpareils
> on ice cream
> ...a crunchy-sweet-rainbow-of-colors.
> Melody (Iowa Z 5/4)
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